Oct. 6, 2011–11% for Art Program–Jocelyn Young

Jocelyn Young is the Curator of Public Art and works for the Department of Public Works at the Municipality of Anchorage.

As the Curator of the 1% for Art Program she oversees over 440 works of art valued at $12 million dollars, in public buildings, parks and schools throughout Anchorage.

Each year the program adds from eight to fifteen works of art to the Public Art collection.  Jocelyn works with over 110 volunteers who donate over 2000 hours annually. She has a degree in communications from the University of Utah.

Prior to working at the Municipality of Anchorage, she was the Director of the Arts in Education Program for the Alaska State Council on the Arts for fifteen years where she worked extensively with artists and served on many regional and national projects and panels.

Marcus Tingle "Thunderbird Sunrise" East High School photo by Chris Arend

Marcus Tingle “Thunderbird Sunrise” East High School photo by Chris Arend

Sun., Oct. 16, 2011–50th Anniversary Celebration with NFPW President Lori Potter

50th Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, Oct. 16, 2-4 p.m.
in the Ann Stevens Room
of the Z.J. Loussac Public Library
3600 Denali St., Anchorage

Featured guest National Federation of Press Women President, Lori Potter of Kearney, Nebraska. She is an agricultural reporter for the Kearney Hub, a daily newspaper founded in 1888 that covers south-central Nebraska. Kearney was an important stop on the Platte River Valley thoroughfare that led to the settling of much of the West.

Come hear Lori talk about our connection with NFPW and learn about APC’s founding mothers and early history.

Guests are welcome. Bring your spouse. Invite a past member. Invite a potential member. No reservations required.

Coffee, tea, and snacks will be served.

Optional: Come dressed in 1960s clothes if you would like to join in the fun of the era.

Lori Potter

Lori Potter

founding Mothers

Alaska Press Women Founding Mothers